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Vehicle Hits House

Vehicle strikes Home

On May 7th at approximately 3:24AM, the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a report of a crash at 1554 CTY B in Platteville Township. A 2017 Jeep Cherokee operated by George Gorsline, 62, of Long Grove, Illinois was traveling westbound on CTY B when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. Gorsline's vehicle exited the roadway striking a mailbox then striking a home causing significant damage to the vehicle and the home. Gorsline refused medical attention at the scene. Upon investigation, Gorsline was found to be under the influence of alcohol and arrested for Operating While Intoxicated, 1st offense. The vehicle was removed from the scene by Precision Towing. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by UW Platteville Police, Platteville Fire, and Southwest Health EMS.

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